Circular Economy, recycling / 29.04.2019

India is the 3rdlargest e-waste contributor in the Asian continent behind China and Japan. And India is facing an acute problem of e-waste ending up in the informal sector. In order to understand the problem Prayag Desale analyzed the e-waste situation in Indian metropolitan cities. Guided by Thinking Circular Prayag Desale identified the collection & recycling challenges and assessed possible solutions. [caption id="attachment_1782" align="alignleft" width="300"] Waste picker form Pune, India. Photo by Prayag Desale[/caption] The rising problems of e-waste and its management by informal sector has raised various social and...

general / 01.04.2019

Digital Strategies, Circular Economy, climate protection or the development of green industries are in the need of new forms of teaching and new curricula word wide. This is the case for China, too. [caption id="attachment_1730" align="alignleft" width="300"] 25.03.2019 l. to r.: Lu Bai (Chips GmbH), Eveline Lemke (Thinking Circular) Xduan Wie (Moderator) und Li Jian (Member of the CPPCC National Committee)[/caption] The government has a clear view of necessary developments within the educational systems and addressed this to education, society and economy. Eveline Lemke, founder of Thinking Circular und Minister...

Circular Economy, general / 07.03.2019

The company Biovegan from Bonefeld in the district Neuwied, produces baking ingredients, baking mixes, sauces and desserts. Now Biovegan has developed the first compostable packaging for their baking powder. The Thinking Circular team is delighted to accompany Biovegan on its journey towards Circular Packaging. What is the goal? With the new packaging, which consists of renewable and compostable raw materials, Biovegan wants to make a contributionto our planet by reducing plastic use. The entire packaging - both primary product packaging and the transparent film used to bundle individual packages...